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Public Health Systems Analyst-HEALTH

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Health Department 

Pay:  $49,659.00 annually  

Work Schedule: 8am-5pm Monday through Friday-may work outside of normal office hours  


This is a professional information technology position in the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD).  The Public Health Systems Analyst leads the division in informatics and information technology, functions as the project manager for information system implementations, and contributes to the development of a wide range of informatics initiatives and solutions. The position supports staff through training, systems maintenance, and assuring consistent data processes and accuracy. The position serves as the liaison between SCHD and County information technology staff, providing information technology support to SCHD and managing the hardware and software needs of the SCHD.  The position serves as the SCHD HIPAA officer.  The Public Health Systems Analyst interacts with SCHD staff and external partners and prepares reports, documents and other communication for SCHD Leadership.


Lead SCHD Information Technology

  • Provide informatics consultation to ensure use of effective informatics principles and planning methodologies.
  • Lead and manage SCHD informatics projects such as EHR selection and implementation.
  • Evaluate current information systems for the purpose of program monitoring and evaluation, functionality, and reliability. Assist in designing workflows and processes for data management. Develop system requirements and workflows.
  • Create policies and procedures related to informatics, computer systems, and information technology usage within the SCHD and annually review all policies and revise as needed.


Provide information technology support to SCHD

  • Supervise and evaluate Health I.T. team staff.
  • Provide or arrange for system technical assistance and/or training for system users, supervisors, and leadership.
  • Serve as SCHD HIPAA officer.
  • Drive to Health Department and DIO locations to deliver equipment or services.


Maintain computer equipment and software for SCHD

  • Manage Computer Acquisitions for SCHD – request and review quotes for new equipment and/or software, enter quote for purchase in PPS system, oversee installation, delivery, setup of all equipment for SCHD.
  • Troubleshoot medium and high-complexity problems reported by information system users and work with County IT and vendors to facilitate requests for and manage/solve issues as they arise.
  • Maintain server configuration for SCHD applications by performing routine maintenance and configurations, and installing system updates.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with significant course work in Information Technology or a related field. Education may be substituted for related IT experience, with one year of experience for one year of education. Two years of experience in progressively responsible administrative work in Information Technology or a closely related field. Two years of project development/management and data management or analysis. One year of work experience with Microsoft Suite. One year of supervisory experience or experience in training and evaluating staff. Per Sedgwick County policy, this is a driving level position that requires a valid Kansas driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance. In order to comply with the requirements of the federal health care staff COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all employees of COMCARE and the Health Department must be fully vaccinated. All offers of employment are contingent upon submission of vaccination documentation prior to start date. 


Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Public Health, or a related field. Two years of work experience in department management and leadership, including supervision.  Two years of IT work experience with electronic health record system(s) in a clinic, hospital or public health department and one year of data management.  Training or experience in the use of software supported by Sedgwick County Division of Information Technology Support Services. Microsoft Certification. Certificate in Healthcare Informatics.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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